Tag Archives: Windows 7

Windows 7 WordPad – File types

The Windows 7 WordPad program is a much improved, actually all new, text editing utility. Take a quick look: WordPad now features a “Ribbon” to make all the options and controls readily available. It also sports a “Office Button” like … Continue reading

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Windows 7 – Paint – 2

In my last post I complained about some of the changes in the new Paint program. Today it’s time for unabashed admiration of the improvements and features in Windows 7 Paint. I will chat about a few of the new … Continue reading

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Windows 7 – Paint – 1

In my recent posts I have chatted about some of the new things in Windows 7. Now I have come to Paint. Paint has been given a major rework. There was a challenge recently in the Clubhouse* to tell about … Continue reading

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Windows 7 – On-Screen Keyboard

Windows 7 has a much improved on-screen keyboard, here is a view (click it to see it bigger): The buttons – keys – are larger that in the Vista on-screen keyboard. Compare the actual-size cutouts: So folks who need the … Continue reading

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Windows 7 Sticky Notes

Sticky Notes in Windows 7 have grown up. No longer is there a Sticky Notes gadget like in Vista, it is now a program residing in the Accessories folder. When you click on the program name the first time, you … Continue reading

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Windows 7 – Gadgets

In Windows 7 the Sidebar is gone, but Gadgets are there. Now Gadgets need not reside in the Sidebar and can be placed anywhere on the desktop. In Vista when you dragged a Gadget out of the Sidebar it could … Continue reading

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